The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 6 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 47 64 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.84% 14.68% 13.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.41% 18.71% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 46 17
Average daily rate
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£475 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £550 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -29.33%
E-Commerce
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
305 342 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.33% 78.44% 81.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 202 107
Average daily rate £455 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £273 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.00 £27.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-Commerce across the Bedfordshire region.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Bedfordshire region.

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Commerce within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +1 41 £475 +11.76% 3
E-Commerce
East of England

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Commerce.

1 75 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (27.91%) SOA
3 44 (25.58%) Retail
4 34 (19.77%) Scrum
5 25 (14.53%) Microsoft
6 21 (12.21%) .NET
7 20 (11.63%) Product Management
7 20 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
8 19 (11.05%) Project Management
9 18 (10.47%) Technical Architecture
10 17 (9.88%) Enterprise Architecture
10 17 (9.88%) Windows
11 16 (9.30%) Oracle
11 16 (9.30%) C#
12 15 (8.72%) Finance
12 15 (8.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 14 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (7.56%) Java
14 13 (7.56%) Active Directory
14 13 (7.56%) ITIL
14 13 (7.56%) hybris
15 12 (6.98%) JIRA
15 12 (6.98%) FMCG
15 12 (6.98%) SQL Server
15 12 (6.98%) ASP.NET
15 12 (6.98%) Service Delivery
16 11 (6.40%) MVC
16 11 (6.40%) TIBCO
16 11 (6.40%) SCCM
16 11 (6.40%) ASP.NET MVC

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Commerce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (5.81%) IIS
2 6 (3.49%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (3.49%) CMS
3 5 (2.91%) Mule
4 4 (2.33%) Confluence
5 3 (1.74%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.58%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Agresso
2 2 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.81%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.74%) PaaS
4 2 (1.16%) IaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.91%) DHCP
1 5 (2.91%) FTP
1 5 (2.91%) DNS
2 4 (2.33%) Firewall
3 2 (1.16%) Internet
4 1 (0.58%) Telnet
4 1 (0.58%) LAN
4 1 (0.58%) WAN
4 1 (0.58%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.16%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (6.98%) JIRA
2 9 (5.23%) Selenium
3 7 (4.07%) JUnit
4 2 (1.16%) Robotium
4 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.16%) Calabash
4 2 (1.16%) Appium
4 2 (1.16%) TestNG
4 2 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.16%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (25.58%) Retail
2 15 (8.72%) Finance
3 9 (5.23%) Legal
4 7 (4.07%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.07%) Games
5 3 (1.74%) Marketing
6 2 (1.16%) Banking
6 2 (1.16%) Electronics
6 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 63 (36.63%) Architect
2 54 (31.40%) Solutions Architect
3 27 (15.70%) Project Manager
4 22 (12.79%) Analyst
5 11 (6.40%) Integration Architect
6 10 (5.81%) Web Architect
7 7 (4.07%) Developer
7 7 (4.07%) Integration Manager
7 7 (4.07%) Release Manager
7 7 (4.07%) Integration Project Manager
7 7 (4.07%) E-Commerce Manager
7 7 (4.07%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.07%) Web Engineer
7 7 (4.07%) Senior Architect
7 7 (4.07%) Hybris Developer
8 6 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (3.49%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (3.49%) Senior Manager
9 5 (2.91%) Service Analyst
9 5 (2.91%) E-Commerce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.21%) .NET
2 12 (6.98%) ASP.NET
3 11 (6.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (5.81%) KnockoutJS
4 10 (5.81%) WCF
4 10 (5.81%) jQuery
5 9 (5.23%) Web Services
6 7 (4.07%) Spring
6 7 (4.07%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (2.33%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.33%) Middleware
8 3 (1.74%) XML
8 3 (1.74%) Apache Camel
9 2 (1.16%) REST
10 1 (0.58%) HTML
10 1 (0.58%) CSS
10 1 (0.58%) JSP
10 1 (0.58%) SOAP
10 1 (0.58%) XHTML
10 1 (0.58%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.98%) FMCG
2 11 (6.40%) Data Integration
3 4 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.33%) Statistics
4 3 (1.74%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.16%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.16%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.16%) EPoS
5 2 (1.16%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.16%) DTV
6 1 (0.58%) EMV
6 1 (0.58%) EFT
6 1 (0.58%) CMDB
6 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.58%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.88%) Windows
2 4 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.58%) UNIX
3 1 (0.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (27.91%) SOA
3 34 (19.77%) Scrum
4 20 (11.63%) Product Management
5 19 (11.05%) Project Management
6 18 (10.47%) Technical Architecture
7 17 (9.88%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (8.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 14 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (7.56%) ITIL
11 12 (6.98%) Service Delivery
12 11 (6.40%) MVC
13 9 (5.23%) CRM
13 9 (5.23%) Coaching
13 9 (5.23%) Waterfall
14 8 (4.65%) ETL
14 8 (4.65%) PRINCE2
15 7 (4.07%) ERP
15 7 (4.07%) EAI
15 7 (4.07%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.30%) C#
2 13 (7.56%) Java
3 8 (4.65%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.49%) SQL
5 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.58%) PHP
5 1 (0.58%) C++
5 1 (0.58%) VBScript
5 1 (0.58%) Python
5 1 (0.58%) Ruby
5 1 (0.58%) Go
Qualifications
1 4 (2.33%) CISM
1 4 (2.33%) CISSP
2 3 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.16%) CIPD
3 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.58%) ACCA
4 1 (0.58%) CIMA
4 1 (0.58%) Degree
4 1 (0.58%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.49%) QA
2 5 (2.91%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.74%) SLA
5 1 (0.58%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 13 (7.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (6.40%) SCCM
2 9 (5.23%) SCOM
3 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (14.53%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.30%) Oracle
3 13 (7.56%) hybris
4 11 (6.40%) TIBCO
5 9 (5.23%) Sitecore
6 6 (3.49%) Informatica
7 5 (2.91%) SAP
8 4 (2.33%) Akamai
8 4 (2.33%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.74%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.74%) KANA
9 3 (1.74%) WSO2
10 2 (1.16%) webMethods
11 1 (0.58%) Citrix
11 1 (0.58%) VMware
11 1 (0.58%) Pega
11 1 (0.58%) Tableau